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I am not the sunlit wing-print
splayed out on the bedroom wall.
I am not the dark mass forming
in a  corner of an airless hall.
I am not the viscous vengeance
where you sink your spinning wheels.
I am not the leaky bucket
hung up on your wishing well.

You are not my soul mate missing
wandering a winter's night.
You are not the sound of angels
singing by a candle's light.
You are not the rasp of fingers
fumbling with  a hasp of steel.
You are not the tattered towel
soaking up the things I feel.

I am the oblivious child,
dancing where the wildflowers are.
You are my unwitting captive
lighting up a jelly jar.
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A piece so lyrical the rhyme scheme seems effortless: Stranger Love by Sssorry ( Featured by neurotype )
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nekopanda1358 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This poem is really good! Don't stop writing!
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Wordeea Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
love the end
well done
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Leah084 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
hmm...loved this...interesting.
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Time-Signature Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student General Artist
What is this?  Pure talent?
It was beautiful, thank you :)
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TheHauntOfMelancholy Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing....
Not mere fumbling lines hastily written
For this piece is a real gem
the unwitting captives who are smitten
are the readers who've read this poem
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Attyyay Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
oooh, yessss!  soaking up the things I feel Heart 
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Ysabellauridsen Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
What type of poem is that?
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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Tales-of-Tao Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful. The flow of words here is just stunning. :heart: Congrats on the DD!
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sandzen Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014   General Artist
I love the darkness and the fun of this piece. Something a postmodern Carroll might've written.
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